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Home Poems | Examples of Home Poetry

Home Poems - Examples of all types of home poetry to share and read. This list of home poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of home poetry. This list of works about home is an excellent resource for examples on how to write home poems.
"She will reign on the cliff above the quay, this derelict house restored to her former beauty. No beast of the field, nor bird in the air shall wander her halls. Now she belongs to...Read More
Categories: home,
Form: Rhyme

Shadows stretching eastward Setting sun in daylight lost Fall creeps in on chilly fingers Grasses matted by morning frost. Trees comply ablaze with color Flashing signals in Autumn’s roust To feathered, clothed, or furry creatures Storing food or flying south. Grey fog gauzing...Read More
Categories: home, autumn, bird, clothes, education,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cul-De-Sac
For some 30 years, I was faced with Cul-De-Sacs. No resident in those Cul-De-Sacs exited without facing my house. A few years ago, I began to muse over the significance of Cul-De-Sacs in my life. Occasionally, I would drive through...Read More
Categories: home,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Homesick Rimas Dissolutas
Holding tight to this confession; Love is a poison, maddening; Soft words ignite like a matchstick, my cocoon explodes in wildfire; Exhale now your heart’s expression; Gravity’s heavy; burdening; The weight of a smile’s hard to kick; Sticky situation is dire; You...Read More
Categories: emotions, feelings, home,
Form: Other
It Happens Over There
It happens over there, a suburb, a state or half a world or more away from where I live in a quiet street with roses and hedges hanging over front fences with newly planted trees spaced along...Read More
Categories: home, social,
Form: Free verse

I should seen it comin'
There is a space still unknown In the basement of my home In the dirt there's gotta be treasure Better go 'splorin' (for good measure) A century ago, this house came to be What I'll find, there's no guarantee I...Read More
Categories: adventure, funny, home, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cemetery
I moved away after high school at the age of 17. I returned to visit several times and actually, after 7 years, returned with my newly formed family for a 4-year stay. Moreover, I now feel bad...Read More
Categories: history, home, time,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Resident Souls
Echoes through the hallway Of this dilapidated ruin A stone house made with devoted hands Ladened once with the life and love of humans Soft whispers can be heard An occasional silhouette hazily drifts by The humans that once lived here Continue...Read More
Categories: grave, home, leaving,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From A Wife's Perspective
My frustratingly obstinate hubby Drives me crazy Always loudly fixing the unfixable Without any success. He kept on tinkering stubbornly Under the kitchen sink Despite my fervent plea to... "Just call the plumber already!" True to form, he dismissed...Read More
Categories: family, home, humor, husband,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member On the Road to Ruin
You know the road to ruin Quit your job, sleep all day Wake up at night, video games play Stay in your pj's 24/7 Pizza,...Read More
Categories: health, home,
Form: Rhyme
Unit 119
Independence panacea dashingly suggests We purchase our palace hexagonal Reoriented Nerida handed padlock, blessed ...Read More
Categories: home, age, blessing, celebration, dream,
Form: Rhyme
So softly haunting you
The lights still shine though electric doesn’t flow but shine for you the lights still do. Life plays it’s games on hearts and souls and it’s playing, oh it’s playing a game with you! These eyes still...Read More
Categories: absence, devotion, home, life,
Form: Free verse
The Old Port
I like the old buildings, the weathered brick, the worn down doorsteps sanded by a century of shuffling feet, the musty smells from old bond stores and hotel cellars wafting up through grates along the street. I like the defiance of the old...Read More
Categories: home, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Free To Roam
When devouring a hot chicken pie An advertised flat caught my eye, I would hazard a guess Judging from its address That the asking price wasn’t too high. I...Read More
Categories: home, business, conflict, discrimination, hate,
Form: Limerick
Matter of time
I've been living in the same place for seven years now and I haven't changed one iota. I try to run away, find a new home and maybe you. I found that God didn't want me to...Read More
Categories: home, art, black love, cry,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Home Poems

Read wonderful home poetry on the following sub-topics: away from, coming, daughter, farewell, funny, going, haiku, heart, home sweet, love, moving away, new, nursing, welcome and more.

Definition | What is Home in Poetry?